I debated writing this as multiple posts, but I'll save us all the hassle and keep it a list: Free books get more reviews. My ratings (subjective) were consistently lower than the average ratings on Amazon. Free books have generally higher ratings even if they aren't great (editing-wise, story-wise, etc.) than similar titles which aren't … Continue reading Kindle Free Titles: Lessons Learned
This Sunday, I woke up to some fantastic news from #PitProm #TeamFantasy member, Stuart White! He's been acquired by the Belcastro Agency!! Please enjoy this fantastic interview and join us in congratulating Stuart!! Who is Stuart White? Too old for Hogwarts, too few midi-chlorians to become a Jedi, too tall for a hobbit, too … Continue reading Author Interview: Stuart White!
On the blog this week, I'm featuring #PitProm Winner and #TeamSciFi Queen, J.S. Dewes! J.S. Dewes is a brilliant author, and the #PitProm team has their fingers crossed that we'll see her fantastic space opera, The Divide, in print someday soon! Twitter Pitch: A castoff commander and her rebellious crew are all that stand between mankind and the universe’s collapse. #PitProm … Continue reading Author Interview: J.S. Dewes
Kadee Carder and I have just finished the final days of #PitProm. With three winners, Team Fantasy came out on top with two out of three Queens being from our court. I might be absurdly proud. The next few weeks will be interviews with the winner; however, today is a day of reflection. I've learned … Continue reading Pitch Contest Lessons: Host Addition
I enjoy "realities" posts. They give a peek into published author life, and - like GI Joe used to say - knowing is half the battle. As a plotter, that really is my code. Today's post focuses on strange niche items that didn't fit well elsewhere. You will send more emails in your life (querying … Continue reading Weird Author Realities